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Old Homestead

  1. Celebrity Settings
    Louis C.K. Eats at Ditch Plains; Jake Gyllenhaal Swings by 606 R&DPlus: The ‘SNL’ cast hit La Cenita, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  2. Quote of the Day
    ‘Luscious Eruptions’ Would Be a Great Name for a BandOld Homestead’s $350 steak sounds, uh, interesting.
  3. Mediavore
    Vendor Disputes in McCarren Park; Mike Tyson’s New DietPlus: how the Lion’s menu stacks up to Dave Zinczenko’s book, and Subway makes a claim on “footlong,” all in our morning news roundup.
  4. New York Wine and Food Festival
    Prime Beef: Scenes From the Burger BashA look at the burgers from Friday night’s competition in Brooklyn, featuring Michael Psilakis, Rachael Ray, and Katie Lee.
  5. Isn't It Ironic?
    Doctors Order SteakThe doctor prescribes Sammy’s Roumanian and Old Homestead?
  6. Mediavore
    Fizzy Milk Coming Soon; No Imported Beer at the White HousePlus: Obesity accounts for almost 10 percent of health spending, and Manhattans needs an angel, all in our morning news roundup.
  7. Nostalgia
    How Different Did Manhattan’s Menus Look 30 Years Ago?We crack a 1975 book, ‘Manhattan Menus,’ and take a trip back in time.
  8. Sales Records
    Wagyu Not WaningHow many wagyu burgers is Old Homestead selling at $41 a pop?
  9. Openings
    A First Look at the Private ‘Schnabel Room’ at Old HomesteadArtist Julian Schnabel unveils a private dining room in the restored meatpacking steakhouse.
  10. Mediavore
    Schnabel-Designed Room Comes to Old Homestead; Franklin Becker in at Abe &Plus: Michelle Obama gives a White House kitchen tour and the Essex Street Market faces scrutiny, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. Makeovers
    Old Homestead Loses Space But Adds SeatsThe steakhouse is adding a fireplace table and a private dining room.
  12. Reopenings
    Old Homestead Shrinking, Dinosaur Moving, Grimaldi’s Opening a New OneThe beloved pizzeria will cross the bridge and the barbecue house is being moved by Columbia.
  13. Mediavore
    Jalapeños to Blame for Salmonella?; ‘Rachael Ray Show’ NoPlus: Brooklyn’s burgeoning cocktail scene, restaurant closures in the Hamptons, and more, in our morning news digest.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    East Village Pizza Spot Aspires to Match Di Fara; Foosball Lures Families toAn East Village pizza spot attempts to live up to Di Fara, a two-story funhouse for kids with good food for parents opens in Cobble Hill, and how to get in to Rao’s by the Insatiable Critic.
  15. User's Guide
    Excerpt: ‘The Hamburger: A History’How the burger rose to cultural ascendency in the new millennium after years of critique from environmentalists and anti-establishment thinkers.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Momofuku, Freemans, Spotted Pig Honchos Break Bread With Stephen Starr Our favorite celebrity sighting of the week was, of course, Lindsay Lohan at Peter Luger on Tuesday night — that’s because we saw her with our own eyes. Of course, we can’t be everywhere and see everyone, so as usual we’ve combed the gossip columns for other stop-ins. We’re sorry we missed Tracy Morgan at the Plumm, shirtless and offering to father babies as usual, and boy do we wish we were a fly on the wall when partners Ken Friedman and Taavo Somer, along with David Chang, dined with Stephen Starr at Buddakan. Is there a Spotted Buddafuku in the works?
  17. Back of the House
    Waiters Getting Screwed in New and Unusual Way?When Mr. Pink made his famous speech in defense of not tipping in Reservoir Dogs, he left out a very basic point. Waiters don’t make the minimum wage; they live off our decency. Workers have more to worry about than European-style tippers, though: A group of them has sued the management of the Old Homestead Steakhouse, to the tune of $1 million, for skimming their pool of gratuities. That suit is small potatoes, however, compared to the massive class-action case against Fireman Hospitality Group, brought to our attention by the Restaurant Opportunities Commission.